Make it Right Foundation

The Make It Right Foundation is committed to building 150 energy efficient, solar powered, storm resistant homes in New Orleans Lower 9th Ward, a neighborhood wiped out by Hurricane Katrina and the breach of the Industrial Canal levee. The Foundation began in December 2007 as a collaboration between actor Brad Pitt, Graft Architects, Cherokee Gives Back and William McDonough + Partners.

Pontchartrain Park CDC

The Pontchartrain Park Community Development Corporation (CDC) is a newly formed Louisiana nonprofit corporation, established for the express purpose of protecting and restoring New Orleans' historic Pontchartrain Park community. The CDC was formed by former Pontchartrain Park residents whose parents still reside in the Park, and is led by former resident and actor Wendell Pierce.